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WhatsApp gets nod for UPI payments through multi bank partnerships

WhatsApp gets nod for UPI payments through multi bank partnerships

Around the same time, Facebook also announced peer-to-peer payments through Messenger. On the other hand, other global players like Facebook , WhatsApp are claiming for UPI integration on their platforms. WhatsApp has a reasonably large user base in the country, large enough to match the leading mobile payments service at the moment. The moves came in just a few months after Amazon secured a prepaid payment instrument (PPI) license from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for Amazon Pay.



Sam Querrey reveals his game plan for facing Andy Murray

Just over a year has passed since his surprise exit at the third-round stage to Sam Querrey . He took out Jerzy Janowicz impressively, out-acing the powerful Pole 14-4 and hitting four times as many winners with 60 in just three sets, but has the sort of lapses which will play into Murray's hands as the match goes on.


Wheelchair-Bound Fan Crowd Surfs to Perform With Coldplay's Chris Martin Onstage

Wheelchair-Bound Fan Crowd Surfs to Perform With Coldplay's Chris Martin Onstage

Coldplay frontman Chris Martin then called him up on stage to play with the band, passing him a harmonica to play as the rocker sung about his love of performing in Ireland. In a time when we've seen the horrors of London, Manchester and Paris I hope this shows that if you get yourself out there you never know what's going to happen.


Dominic Solanke seals long-awaited Liverpool move after Chelsea exit

Dominic Solanke seals long-awaited Liverpool move after Chelsea exit

The fee for the England under-20 global will be decided by a Premier League tribunal, but sources have told ESPN FC there has been no movement on the case so far. Solanke is fresh off the back of winning the Under-20 World Cup Golden Boot, having fired England to tournament victory last month. Solanke arrives at Liverpool buoyed by World Cup glory with England's U20 side.



Stoke City star Arnautovic hands in transfer request. West Ham interested

But the £15m put on the table by West Ham has proven to not be enough for Stoke, who have rejected it. The Stoke winger is understood to have fallen awkwardly in the club's pre-season victory over Swiss side Neuchatel Xamax. Peter Coates, the Stoke chairman, said: "We have received a bid from West Ham for Marko and it was turned down". Algeria midfielder Feghouli, 27, is to quit West Ham for Galatasaray for £4.5m after just one season.


China June CPI misses forecasts, disinflation a possible concern

China June CPI misses forecasts, disinflation a possible concern

Tighter restrictions on China's real estate market and bank lending are expected to drag on the world's second largest economy, reducing demand for raw materials and weighing on prices. "A further slowdown in producer price inflation is likely in coming months". Despite broad-based concerns about global trade, Wang said China faces greater economic risks internally.